STATE OF MINNESOTA ELEVENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-FIRST
PUBLIC SAFETY AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORM
FINANCE AND POLICY DIVISION
Representative Mariani, Chair of the Public Safety and Criminal Justice Reform Finance and Policy Division, called the meeting to order at 12:50 P.M. on February 12th, 2019, in room 120 of the State Capitol Building. A quorum was present.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
MARIANI, Carlos, (Chair)
EDELSON, Heather (Vice-Chair)
JOHNSON, Brian (Minority Lead)
Representative Dehn moved to amend the minutes to change Anika Bowie’s title from “Founder” to “Lead Coordinator” for the February 7th, 2019 meeting. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
HF70 (Kunesh-Podein) Task Force on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women created, annual report on violence against indigenous women and girls required, and money appropriated.
Chair Mariani moved to reconsider the vote by which HF70 was referred to the Ways and Means Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Chair Mariani moved to amend HF70 with the A1 Amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Chair Mariani moved to return HF70, as amended, to the Ways and Means Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
HF418 (Moller) Criminal sexual conduct statutory reform working group created, and report required.
Representative Moller moved to reconsider the vote by which HF418 was referred to the Ways and Means Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Representative Moller moved to recommend that HF418 be re-referred to the Government Operations Committee. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
HF689 (Long) Probation length for certain offenses modified, and court-granted early termination and discharge of probation clarified.
Representative Long moved to amend HF689 with amendment A1. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
Representative Long presented HF689.
Bill Ward, State Public Defender.
Ryan Else, MN Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.
John Choi, MN County Attorneys Association.
Kelly Mitchell, Executive Director at the Robina Institute of Criminal Law and Criminal Justice.
Jason Florez, American for Prosperity.
Chair Mariani laid over HF689, as amended, for possible inclusion in the Public Safety Omnibus Bill.
The meeting adjourned at 2:19 P.M.
Representative Carlos Mariani, Chair
Committee Legislative Assistant